Posts Tagged: connected car

MapmyIndia partners with Ford SYNC AppLink

  • This is a joint endeavour to deliver a superior Connected Car System in India and to enable a safer navigation experience
  • MapmyIndia’s Map App on Ford SYNC AppLink Platform now has nearby search by category listing and brand listing


MapmyIndia, India’s leader in premium quality digital map data and APIs, GPS navigation, Tracking, Location Apps & GIS Solutions, today announced its partnership with Ford, on their AppLink platform with an enhanced version of MapmyIndia’s Map App (download the Android mobile app at httpss:// Ford SYNC platform so far provided Points of Interest Search around a current location, but the enhanced version will now let the user search Points of Interest via category listing (18 categories and 108 sub-categories), and also specific brand names. In addition, the user will also experience voice as well as textual driving directions to the selected Point of Interest.
Ford SYNC AppLink

Commenting on the partnership, Shivalik Prasad, Executive Director of MapmyIndia said, “We have been digitally mapping India for over 20 years and have brought the benefits of digital maps to all Indians through breakthrough innovations in the automotive sector. We want to make the world better using maps & location technology and we share Ford’s vision to bring a SUPER Safe & Convenient navigation& mapping experience in-vehicle using voice commands on Ford Technologies. Our cutting-edge location technology can assure that drivers & passengers will be able to experience and find nearby points of interest either by category or by brand, in the real world from the comfort of their vehicle, enabling a superior connected car mapping experience. ”

Ford SYNC AppLink platform

Ford SYNC AppLink platform

“Ford SYNC AppLink platform gives drivers and occupants more choices to make their driving enjoyable and informative while on the move,” said Julius Marchwicki, Director Connected Vehicle & Services, Ford Asia Pacific. “We are very excited to expand Ford’s SYNC AppLink portfolio with new India-specific apps such as Maps app by MapmyIndia.”

Ford Sync

Ford Sync

About MapmyIndia (www.mapmyindia.com

MapmyIndia’s mission is to make the world better through maps and location technologies. Founded in 1992, MapmyIndia is India’s leader in premium quality digital map data and APIs, GPS navigation, tracking, location apps, and GIS solutions.

Headquartered in New Delhi with offices across India, MapmyIndia is an ISO 9001-2012 company with 750+ people that pioneered digital mapping in India. Since 1995, through continuous efforts of its 400+ professional field surveyors and state-of-the-art mapping technology, including its revolutionary RealView service which captures, analyses and publishes the world in 3D and 360-degree photo-realistic clarity, MapmyIndia has built its proprietary MapmyIndia Maps, the most comprehensive, accurate, reliable, full-featured, professionally created and continuously updated digital map data set for all India, which are used for a wide range of applications including Navigation, Telematics, Autonomous Driving, Geographic Information Systems, Location Based Services and Smart Cities.

MapmyIndia makes not just the most advanced, accurate and detailed maps of India, but also the best GPS-based IoT (“Internet of Things”) devices optimised for use in vehicle, asset and personal navigation and tracking, market-leading location-based enterprise SaaS (“Software as a Service”), popular and delightful hyper-local mobile and web consumer apps, including, India’s very first and most detailed, accurate and comprehensive interactive online mapping portal, and NaviMaps, the best offline GPS navigation app for India. To enterprises and developers, MapmyIndia also provides a whole range of Map, LBS, GIS, GPS and Telematics Platforms, APIs, professional services and customized solutions which infuse rich and valuable location intelligence into their own apps, solutions, systems and workflows.

The Financial Express gives a thumbs up to DriveMate!

Vikram Chaudhary from The Financial Express gives a positive nod to DriveMate, our latest IoT connected car technology!

“…DriveMate will warn you if someone is trying to break into your car, it will send you a message if your driver exceeds the speed limit, it would even tell you which all places your car had been driven. DriveMate is more than a car tracker, it also functions as a wallet for storing soft copies of driving licence, insurance, registration and PUC.

Small in size around about two cubic inches, the DriveMate is activated when you plug it into a car’s OBD port (most modern car have this port, generally under the dashboard, near the accelerator and brake pedals). In case you are looking for more features, you can go ahead and buy the DriveMate Max device, for Rs 14,990. Other than that you can get DriveMate Max Program, which includes single-tap connection with your car dealers, service centre or road side assistance.

After first year of usage, you need to pay renewal charge of Rs 2,400/year.

Key Features:

1 year free mobile app access
1 year SIM charges
Unlimited email alerts

You have to buy a separate SMS pakage top-up. Service renewal is required after 1 year (Rs 2,400/year) and the price is Rs 9,990…”

ICENAV 701 – a state-of-the-art Android based Connected car in-dash Navigation & Entertainment system

Today we launched the state-of-the-art Android based connected car in-dash Navi-tainment system – ICENAV 701. Check it out here. This Android device is a comprehensive Navi-tainment package that includes high quality 4.1 channel audio, HD viewing, responsive touch-screen, an intelligent/customized user interface (UI), connected social location & navigation, live traffic updates, Bluetooth connectivity and much more.



MapmyIndia is committed to introducing products that are high on utility and offer unparalleled user experience. The ICENAV 701 is a power packed integrated car in-dash system that combines Internet, Communication, Entertainment and Navigation making travel comfortable, safe, entertaining and productive. This is a strong addition to our existing range of car in-dash offerings.

Here are the key offerings of the product:

Complete Car Navi-tainment System – The ICENAV 701 comes packed with India’s best and richest maps to give you turn by turn voice guided navigation

High quality audio experience – The new MapmyIndia In-Dash comes with advanced audio controls and 4.1 channel connectivity to enhance your audio experience inside the car

Customize the car AV home screen according to your needs- Set the home screen as per your need to provide Location based information viz. weather, news and recommendations, Points of interest – POIs (ATM, Restaurants, Hotels, Chemists etc.), speed alerts etc. The device will also keep you updated with your current location and constantly updated the information as you move ahead.


The connected-car experience – Explore the world of Android Marketplace – Users can download from millions of apps on the Google Play store. They can message & mail, socialize, watch movies, live TV, listen to music & much more


A smart car compliment that is easy to use – The MapmyIndia ICENAV 701 fits into a standard 2 Din car in-dash slot. The smart looking device seamlessly gels with the car’s interiors like an OEM fitment



The best of Social, Navigation & Location – The ICENAV 701 is equipped with MapmyIndia’s Social Navigation and Location apps – ReachMe, Locate, Explore, and MapmyIndia Maps


Best-in-Class Navigation Experience – The device is powered by India’s most accurate & latest MapmyIndia maps’ latest version 9.0. These also India’s most localized maps with voice guidance in regional languages


Availability and price- MapmyIndia ICENAV 701 has been priced at Rs 39,990 and is available across all the major centers like Delhi NCR, Chandigarh, Lucknow, Kanpur, Mumbai, Bangalore, Chennai, Hyderabad and Kolkata. Consumers can buy the product all leading Car Showrooms and car accessory outlets across the country. MapmyIndia products can be purchased on with the option of Cash on Delivery.